“Wait, what did you mean?” Language as ambiguous, abstract, and arbitrary

Texting is an art form, requiring skill, nuance, attention to detail, and a very solid knowledge of your audience. Take for instance, the classic but annoying response: K As in, "okay, no problem, got it, I understand." Now, add a period: K. What's the difference, you ask? According to my students, my source of millennial expertise on... Continue Reading →

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Intent vs. Impact! Or, the Fundamental Attribution Error

"People are pretty much alike. It's only that our differences are more susceptible to definition than our similarities."  ~ Linda Ellerbee This and next week, I'm taking my turn on the other side of the classroom, taking a 40-hour mediation training class, 8:30am-5:30am. Doing so, I've swiftly been reminded that learning is exhausting. A concept... Continue Reading →

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